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ICA Delivers Strong Subluxation-based Presentation To U.S. DVA|
ICA Delivers Strong Subluxation-based Presentation To Department of Veterans Affairs
Ronald M. Hendrickson, ICA Executive Director
Representatives of the International Chiropractors Association were among the participants in an historic meeting held on February 24, 2000 in Washington, D.C....
Another Leading Cause of Death in the US|
A Nando Media report released yesterday took a look at ways to decrease the incidence of hospital-acquired infection in the US. There has been much news regarding the 44,000 to 98,000 deaths per year due to medical error and here is a number to add to that figure.
According to the report, "infe...
Role of chiropractic in VA sparks heated debate|
Linda Bevel, Executive Assistant, World Chiropractic Alliance
Sharp divisions within the chiropractic profession became evident on Thursday, Feb. 24, when the World Chiropractic Alliance (WCA) participated in a forum held by the Department of Veterans Affairs at VA Headquarters in Washington D....
Medical Doctor Seeks Career Change|
On Sunday, the front page of the business section of the Los Angeles Times featured an article about a Medical Doctor looking for a career makeover. The headline read: "Career Make-Over - He Wants to Hang Up Stethoscope".
The article talks about an individual who for the past 20 years has b...
A Positive Attitude Equals Better Health|
Terence Monmaney of the L.A. Times reports that "research into the topic of optimism finds not only that positive people live longer, but that a sunny outlook can be taught."
Science has largely avoided the subject of optimism during the past century. The topic of optimism was so disreputable "...
Maybe ADHD Isn't the Real Problem|
Nicholas Regush of ABCNEWS.com reports that "Attention Deficit" may not be the real problem.
According to the Drug Enforcement Agency, prescriptions for methylpenidate, know as Ritalin, increased more than 60 percent between 1990 and 1996.
Between 1990 and 19...
Thousands are dying yearly from medical errors|
In the past 24 hours, we have seen more than 5 major news sources publish information on this topic. Titles range from "Hospital's errors leave dozens dead" to "Medical errors a major killer." Several locations are offering audio and video as well as commentary on the topic so we felt it best to lis...
Did the Rx Kill, or the Father?|
Judge Cites Hyperactivity Drug in Homicide Acquittal
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Ten days after he began taking a widely used medicine called Adderall to control his attention deficit disorder and help him with his college studies, Ryan Ehlis slipped into a psychotic fog and ki...
Health care's deadly secret: Accidents routinely happen|
By Andrea Gerlin
The Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital is a typical teaching hospital. It is known for cutting-edge research programs, for training medical students and newly graduated doctors, and for providing advanced medical care.
It is also representative of modern American hospita...
Antibiotic overuse still a problem, experts say|
SAN FRANCISCO -- Experts have been pounding the same message over and over again for years - overuse of antibiotics has helped fuel the rise of drug-resistant "superbugs.''
Yet the abuse of antibiotics remains a cause for concern and could even be on the rise, scientists and doctors told a drugs ...
Hospital Patients Worry They'll Get Wrong Drug|
Patients are more concerned about receiving the wrong medication in the hospital than about pain or cost of treatment, according to a new study. The telephone survey of 1,008 adults was conducted by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), a professional organization that mainly rep...
Washington to mandate coverage of alternative therapies|
WASHINGTON, Jul 02 (Reuters Health) -- Washington state would be the first state in the US to require managed care plans and insurance companies to allow their customers nearly unfettered access to practitioners of "alternative medicine", under draft rules expected to be adopted by July 15.
Why All Workers Need Regular Chiropractic Care|
By Kristin Scheimer
An ugly two-inch long and quarter-inch wide dark pink scar is slashed across my right shoulder. This is the remnant of what will most likely be the last office job I will ever have. It is, however, not the only remnant. I also have the misfortune of being one of over 50 mill...
When you get right on the inside|
By Michael Dorausch, DC
"They're not going to measure you based on what they think of you, they're going to measure you based on what you think of you. Do you understand that? This is not about you worrying about what they think about you." - Ian Grassam, Chiropractor
This is the 6th insta...
1.5 Million Americans Harmed Each Year by Medication Mistakes|
Planet Chiropractic News
A report out this week from the US Institute of Medicine (IOM) estimates that 1.5 million Americans are being injured each year as a result of prescribing mistakes related to medications. The errors are costing more than $3.5 billion each year. The report also suggests ...
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